Key Metrics for Application Portfolio Management (APM)

Application Portfolio Management (APM) is a framework for managing applications in enterprise. APM provides an inventory of an organization’s software applications and software-based services as well as metrics showing the business benefits of each application. Metrics can provide information from various perspective such as business , technology, financials, IT Strategy and IT architecture in order Read more about Key Metrics for Application Portfolio Management (APM)[…]

Cloudbyz ITPM July 2017 Release Overview

Cloudbyz PPM July’17 release bring exciting new features that users requested and will find extremely useful. We have also fixed certain issues related to export of project schedule to MS Project. New Features: Timesheet The Timesheet functionality which is typically the one used by all users in an organization is revamped with a simple to Read more about Cloudbyz ITPM July 2017 Release Overview[…]

Portfolio Optimization—Data and Constraints

Guest post from Tim Washington at Point B In our hyper-accelerated business world, data analysis and data visualization are exceptionally important. In the realm of project portfolio management (PPM) and PMO’s, organizations need robust data analysis to strengthen decision making and improve strategic execution. The key is to have the right processes in place to collect the right Read more about Portfolio Optimization—Data and Constraints[…]

Integrate IT Service Management and IT Portfolio Management

By Tim Janisch, QuePro Advisors The value of IT Service Management (ITSM) is clear: thousands of organizations, including 85% of the Fortune 500, are successfully using ITSM to improve efficiency, effectiveness, control, and insight while improving customer experience and satisfaction.  Barely on the radar even a decade ago, the idea of leveraging best practices in the enterprise Read more about Integrate IT Service Management and IT Portfolio Management[…]

The Current State of IT Portfolio Management Tooling

  By TIM JANISCH, QuePro Advisors A visualization of the current state of Portfolio Management in most organizations: Is it any wonder that the vast majority of IT leaders have no idea what is in their organization’s Application Portfolio, how much it costs, and whether it actually supports business objectives? Today’s IT portfolio management landscape Read more about The Current State of IT Portfolio Management Tooling[…]

The State of Digital Transformation: Over Confident and Under Invested?

  By Tim Janisch, QuePro Advisors A recent report from Fujitsu and subsequent post from Derek du Preez at Diginomica are must reading for every CIO and IT leader.  The sobering report indicates that IT and business leaders agree that digital transformation is critical for top line success and creating value for customers.  Yet most organizations lack a clear Read more about The State of Digital Transformation: Over Confident and Under Invested?[…]

How Do You Know if IT Costs Too Much?

By Tim Janisch, QuePro Advisors Steven Hall of ISG – writing at CFO – has penned an excellent post “How Do You Know if IT Costs Too Much?” that very much reflects our thinking here at QuePro Advisors.  Steven’s post looks at the issue of “IT Spend” most often expressed as Percentage of Revenue or Spend per Read more about How Do You Know if IT Costs Too Much?[…]